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." >> reporting live, rita williams ktvu news >> financial analysts say california's outlook is looking better and we could wind up with is surplus in the coming years. nonpartisan analyst stills that next year's deficit will be just under $2 billion. compared to nearly $16 billion this year and the state could see a surplus in 2014, the first time in more than a decade. >>> toyota, voluntarily recalling almost 700 thousand prius made between 2004 and 2009. dealers will inspect, and if needed, replace the shaft extension. the problem may develop near the steering wheel, frequently turned too hard while the car is moving. the issue could cause parts to wear out sooner than normal. 350,000 of the same prius models are being recalled to replace the electric water pump >> ntsb released the top 10 list of needed safety improvements for 2013. among the suggestions, the ntsb said they want crash avoidance systems to be standard and it wants to ban nonessential use of cellphones and at airports, the board wants to see ground face technology as well as better training for aircraft maintenance workers.
inside one of those plastic bins. standing right next to it, a man bound for southern california. >> thad a toggle switch on it. it had fuses, it had a circuit board and it also had wires protruding from it. he took the watch aufshgs placed it in the bin trying to get it through x-rays. >> after spotting that device, terminal 2 was shut down for 25 minutes. agents then conducted an extensive search of the man's possessions. >> he had boots that were two sizes too big and had a home maid insert in them that would either make somebody taller or in this case also had a cavity that was empty that you could potentially con keel. it looked home maid to us. >> the suspect 49-year-old jeff row was arrested. deputies say mcgann who was flying to lax with only a backpack did not have explosives on him but sergeant nelson says what he did have on him could have been used as a triggering device. passengers we spoke to tipped their cap to t sa. >> that they caught it and, you know, it's in god's hands. i'm okay with that. >> right now suspect jeffrey mcgann who has prior drug conviction is in jail boo
district. the california highway patrol noticed the suspect driving under the influence. authorities chased her as she drove on to city streets. hit a parked car and that car then hit a man who was walking with his bicycle. the woman continued to drive and then hit another parked car. and that crash stopped her car and that is when she was taken into custody. >> she was injured in the collision. minor. and taken to the hospital. and once she was cleared she was booked into the county jail. >> the suspect is cerena barros, the chp says she has several arrests for bui. >>> cal-osha is investigating the death of a man who was crushed by a fork lift about 9:30 a.m. this morning at sierra -- over super lynx plastic. workers were lifting one fork lift with another when it fell and crushed a worker. the victim was a 34-year-old man from oakland. cal-osha investigated them twice last year, one for two minor violations and another a worker sprained his ankle. >>> judge made it official today, the solyndra plant will be sold to seigate technology for $90 million. they will use the facility for their
california, nevada, and utah to feed thousands of hungry people on thanksgiving. >>> target is the latest retailer moving black friday up to thursday. this year, they will open their doors at 9:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. target says it wants to give shoppers a convenient way to create an after-dinner shopping event. wal-mart and toys-r-us moved their opening to 8:00 p.m. gap stores, sears, and k-mart will also be open on thanksgiving. >>> for workers, the fiscal cliff could spell disaster. we'll put some scary numbers to it, still ahead. . >>> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu, channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> it is a san francisco icon. but you probably never have seen it like this. today a tour of coit tower brought together artists and revealed what could be a political message inside. we see a part of the tower that has been closed to the public for decades. >> coit tower is iconic san francisco. it is a lookout where tourists gaze outward but few take the time to look inward. >> it is like getting a bit of my father back. >> reporter: suzy williams donated money to bui
to view it. >>> federal officials say four americans from southern california trained at a paint ball range and plan to join al qaeda. they told the fbi that would be officially trained in afghanistan then participate in violent gee jihad. -- one of them served in the u.s. air force. the fbi says the men planned to depart this month. >> a man is under arrest accused of molesting girls and offering them marijuana. san rafel police arrested jason edward clar yesterday. he's accused of the continuous sexual abuse of two girls under the age of 11, also taking lewd pictures of them and offering them marijuana. he has not seen the girls for about two years now. the girls told a parent about the allegations. clar is being held on $150,000 bail. >>> san mateo county prosecutors filed new charges against a murder suspect to try to keep him in jail while they appeal the dismissal of a murder charge against him. they charged gregory elarms with possessing weapons while in jail. that increased his bail to a half million dollars. he confessed to the fatal shooting of activist david lewis but the j
for the california department of corrections confirmed that an investigation is under way and said the department is taking, quote, appropriate actions. >>> the los angeles police of chief beck is considering firing four officers at the center of a police brutality case. the l.a. times reports one of the officers tasered a handcuffed woman while joking with other officers at the scene. the chief is considering firing the other officers for allegedly lying about the incident. this is the fourth case in the last few months where l.a.p.d. officers have been accused of using force on restrained suspects. >>> some people are hitting the roads and airports early. they are trying to beat the travel rush this thanksgiving holiday. christien kafton caught up with those trying to avoid the hassle and tells us the change luring some travelers to the roads. >> reporter: flyers in and out of oakland international airport today said it was smooth sailing, enjoying the proverbial calm before the storm. the airport is trying to take some of the sting out of holiday travel by offering up to three days of free par
california agricultural products. the port of oakland says its seaport alone is responsible for $8 million a day in economic activity, but longshoremen made no apologies for staying off the job in support of fellow union workers. >> when people ask for help, they're gonna get it. if it comes on christmas eve or new year's, or the day before thanksgiving, if workers are in trouble, they're gonna be there for them, no matter what. >> reporter: the port says the extra traffic out here could continue into next week. but today a spokesperson told me there should be no significant impact on goods getting to all the stores on friday. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the city of richmond will take the lead in the oversight of the work to rebuild the damaged unit at chevron's refinery there. the unit was heavily damaged during a fire back in august. the city council voted to take a close look at the repairs being made. all documentation will be shared with the public and chevron will be ordered to disassemble and redo any work that city officials say is unsatisfactory. chevron has said it will repair the u
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